• Tibetan Religions (English Version)


    Publication date:2017-08-01

  • History and Ecclesiastical Relations of the Churches of the Presbyterial Order at Amoy, China

    J. V. N. Talmage:Author

    Publication date:2016-08-15

    It is proper that I give some reasons for the publication of this paper. The importance of the subject of the ecclesiastical organization of the churches gathered in heathen lands, I conceive to be a sufficient reason. Those who may differ in regard to the views set forth in this paper, will not dispute the importance of the subject. Instead of the questions involved having been settled by any of the Presbyterian Denominations of this country (the Dutch Church included among them), by experiments in India or any other heathen land, very few of the churches gathered from the heathen, by these various Denominations, have yet arrived at a stage of development sufficient for practical application of the experiment. (See foot-note, page 160.) There are, however, a few mission churches, where the subject is now becoming one of vast practical importance. The Church at Amoy stands out prominent among these. With the continuance of the divine blessing there will soon be many such. Hence the importance of the discussion, and its importance now.
  • Religions of Ancient China

    Herbert A. Giles:Author

    Publication date:2016-08-15

    China is one of the ancient civilizations on earth. China is a country with diverse religious beliefs. Three main religions formed part of ancient Chinese history.
  • Buddhism and Buddhists in China

    Lewis Hodous:Author

    Publication date:2016-08-15

    Buddhism is a religion which must be viewed from many angles. Its original form, as preached by Gautama in India and developed in the early years succeeding, and as embodied in the sacred literature of early Buddhism, is not representative of the actual Buddhism of any land today. The faithful student of Buddhist literature would be as far removed from understanding the working activities of a busy center of Buddhism in Burmah, Tibet or China today as a student of patristic literature would be from appreciating the Christian life of London or New York City.
  • True Heart/Mind

    Translated by Bruce R. Linnell, PhD:Author

    Publication date:2016-08-15

    Jianzhi Sengcan ( is known as the Third Chinese Patriarch of Chán after Bodhidharma and thirtieth Patriarch after Siddhārtha Gautama Buddha.
  • The King James Version of the Bible(English edition)

    James I:Author

    Publication date:2015-10-12

    King James Version of the Bible (abbr. KJV) is one of the many English versions of the Bible. Published in 1611, it was translated under the order of King James I. KJV not only largely influenced other English versions of the Bible, but also contributed to the English literature. It had a vocabulary of 8,000 common words, so these who did not receive good education could understand what God said as well.
  • The Reincarnation System for The Dalai Lama (English Edition)

    Chen Qingying:Author

    Publication date:2014-08-01

    Reincarnation or transmigration is a unique idea and institution in Tibetian Buddhism. What is it? How did it originated and developed to its current form? How is a reincarnation chosen and recognized as the new Dalai Lama? What are the customs and rules to follow in this process? You will get clear answers for all these questions after reading this book with rich content and pictures.
  • The 14th Dalai Lama (English Edition)

    Sun Hongnian;Zhang Yongpan;Li Sheng:Author

    Publication date:2014-01-01

    Introduction: Coauthored by Director Li Sheng, Researcher Sun Hongnian and Associate Researcher Zhang Yongpan in Institute of Chinese Borderland Studies, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, this book is based on large amount of authentic historical material. It embodies rich content in precise language, telling about the words and deeds of the 14th Dalai Lama and their variations in over 70 years.
  • Islamic Art in China (Chinese Religious Arts Series)(English Edition)

    Yang Guiping:Author

    Publication date:2013-01-01

    Distributed all over the country, from generation to generation Chinese Muslims have developed their unique tradition of Islamic art, which, characterized by distinctive national features and local flavor, is an inseparable part of Chinese culture and art as a whole. This book gives an all-round account of the history and development of Chinese Islamic art from various aspects, such as mosque construction and decoration, the architectural complex of khanqahs, qubbahs, mazars and mausoleums, calligraphy art as seen in building decoration and scriptures, the craft of porcelain making, and religious ritual.
  • The Buddhist Art of China (Chinese Religious Arts Series)(English edition)

    Zhang Zong:Author

    Publication date:2011-05-01

    The Buddhist Art of China (China’s Religious Art Series) After being introduced in the Eastern Han Dynasty, Buddhism continuously blended and coexisted with the Chinese culture, resulting in the unique art form and content of Chinese Buddhism.
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